It turns out that the cash in your wallet may be contaminated with the dangerous chemical BPA.  A recent study by Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and theWashington Toxics Coalition found that BPA (a widely used chemical that causes genetic damage, miscarriages, birth defects and acts like a hormone) is present in paper money.  Water bottles, baby bottles…

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Los Angeles, CA—September 18, 2018—Governor Brown signed into law a groundbreaking bill that requires manufacturers to disclose ingredients on the labels of professional cosmetics. The bill was co-sponsored by Black Women for Wellness, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, California Healthy Nail Salon Collaboration and Women’s Voices for the Earth. The bill, AB 2775, was introduced by…

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Every Step We Take: Martha Dina Argüello Honored for Making Strides in Global Environmental Justice Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King Jr. Black Women for Wellness (BWW) is honoring Martha…

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Jan Robinson Flint, the Executive Director of  Black Women for Wellness is on her way….Check out Liberty Hill’s  President Kafi D. Blumenfield message below about the trip: In just three days, a delegation of 18 Liberty Hill grantees, donor-activists and staff will meet with White House senior officials for a conversation about critical social justice…

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Written by our friends at Asians Communities for Reproductive Justice… By Dana Ginn Paredes I live in the Fruitvale, a mostly Latin@ neighborhood in Oakland. I love this city and fall in love with it every morning as I ride my bike down Foothill Boulevard toward downtown. I ride through mothers walking their children to…

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From Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice  Blog This is my Black history, not yours by Shanelle Matthews, Communications Manager [dropcap]Black[/dropcap]Women Writers— a timeless book that lays perched on my teeming bookshelf, tattered pages strewn with notes, insignificant to the naked eye. This critical evaluation of Black literary brilliance, that assesses the works of women like…

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